Gunung Payung Beach Bali

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Gunung Payung Beach

General Information

This is another beach which is exist in the southern area of Bali. Specifically, in Nusa Dua region area. The name of the beach is taken from a Balinese Hindu temple complex of the same name (Pura Dhang Kahyangan Gunung Payung) on the clifftop. As it is normal to have a beach which is very crowded in Bali, this beach is not like that. It is considered as one of the hidden beaches on Bali’s southern coast. It is a remote place with a quiet setting overlooking stunning seascapes.

Maybe it is because the location is quite remote. Furthermore, it need effort to discover the beach will be the reason why it is quite and it hasn’t been touched by any outsiders. Some people said that because it is quite remote and also quiet, it is very hard to find street vendors around. In that case, it will be very useful to prepare snacks, food and also drinking water. It is very useful whenever visiting the beach at that time there are no street vendors around selling those items.

There are natural reef barriers in the beach. Moreover, since the water is calm, most of the time swimming is also an option to do. But watch out for spiny sea urchins that frolic around these southern coasts. Also take a closer look as well for the high tide conditions because there are no lifeguards around. Below is the image of the beach :

Source File : Wikipedia Commons Gunung Payung Beach, Badung, Bali Image By : Yosep Sasada - Own Work CC BY-SA 3.0
Source File : Wikipedia Commons Gunung Payung Beach, Badung, Bali Image By : Yosep Sasada – Own Work CC BY-SA 3.0


Below is the location of Gunung Payung Beach :


It will take around half-hour by driving from Kutuh Village, Nusa Dua Gunung Payung Beach. Through the main Gunung Payung road, there are an incredible sightseeing. It is a landscaped greens of the 18-hole Bukit Pandawa Golf Club together with rugged limestone terrain. Furthermore, outside the temple, another interesting view, there will be several glimpses of grey long-tailed macaques. These animals are more of the shyer kind compared to those at the Uluwatu Monkey Forest.

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